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Strong Concordance Ex 37:6 And he made [06213] the mercy seat [03727] of pure [02889] gold [02091]: two cubits [0520] and a half [02677] was the length [0753] thereof, and one cubit [0520] and a half [02677] the breadth [07341] thereof.

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Word American Tract Society - Definition
CUBIT A measure used among the ancients. A cubit was originally the distance from the elbow to the extremity of the middle finger, which is the fourth part of a well-proportioned man's stature. The Hebrew cubit, according to some, is twenty-one inches; but others fix it at eighteen. The Talmudists observe that the Hebrew cubit was larger by one quarter than the Roman.